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    Recommend a pre built PC please

    Ok, my homebrew system is getting a bit twitchy and I'm hankering after a new PC. I don't want to spend any more than £800 (less if I can get away with it really, closer to £600)... I can't be bothered with building my own this time...

    Is the Fusion Colossus still the PC to get within this budget- as recommended in PC Zone magazine ?

    If not what is?

    Is there any reason to go for the Gladiator over the Colossus?

    Looking to use it mainly for gaming and storing pics, vids etc, nothing fancy or unusual...

    sorry but I cant post the chillblast.com link as yet, not enough posts...


    Thanks in advance guys.

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    Re: Recommend a pre built PC please

    the chillblast one looks ok

    There's a similar dell spec
    The Dell Online Store: Build Your System

    less money better CPU.

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    Re: Recommend a pre built PC please

    i reccomend buying from : : : CyberPower PC UK : : :
    brought my prebulit pc from them at xmas fantastic machine and fantastic service.
    almost as customizable as building yourself.

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    Re: Recommend a pre built PC please

    Dell outlet sometimes has some decent bagains along the lines of the dell staffsMike linked to above.

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    Re: Recommend a pre built PC please

    Why not ask in the pre-built section? As for the FC, it looks second rate in almost every category, but it'll play most games OK. I'd prefer to know who was making every part myself (like the RAM).

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    Re: Recommend a pre built PC please

    would never recommend cyberpower even to an enemy , my friend bought a machine from them on my recomendation, it arrived non working, couldn't open the case cause it would invaligate the warranty, had to send it back with his own money, cause they said it might take a week or two before they collected, another one came in and imagine that non working too, so he decided tocancel it at all, so they said that this time he has to pay for the postage again cause he's the nice type he agreed, but after he told me, i called them, had to get through 3 clerks before i got to the manager, who eventually got the point and agreed to collect the system and refund "in a few days" which took 10 days eventually... this kind of service i only encountered at ocuk once and admiral car insurance

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    Re: Recommend a pre built PC please

    Just ordered from Dell a E8400, 2GB Ram, 8800GT, 500GB HD, Logitech MX3200 coredless keyboard/mouse in XPS420 chasis (with LCD screen) for £520. Cost of Building this would be £620.

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    Re: Recommend a pre built PC please

    If you like their spec then Dell is pretty well priced. And you can be sure that they won't go belly up (meaning that their warranty is actually worth having).

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    Re: Recommend a pre built PC please

    The chillblast deal isn't bad, but like already mentioned I like to know exactly what inside before plonking down the money. In this department 3xs Systems are very good, great service too.

    Always worth shopping around before buying.

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